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Statement from National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Deputy Chairman Jon Parrish Peede on the Death of Louise Slaughter

March 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2018) —“We at the National Endowment for the Humanities are greatly saddened by the death of Representative Louise Slaughter, a steadfast supporter of the arts and humanities. As Co-Chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus, Louise was a tenacious advocate for the power of music, literature, art, and history to create strong and prosperous communities. She will be dearly missed by all those who care about ensuring that every American has access to our rich cultural heritage.”